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Welcome Students and Parents

Dear Parents, On behalf of the staff at Duranes Elementary  School, We are happy to continue the 2017-18 school year! We are looking forward to a productive partnership with you to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential. We recognize that in order to be successful in school, our children need support from both the home and school. We know a strong partnership with you will make a great difference in your child’s education. As partners, we share the responsibility for our children’s success and want you to know that we will do our very best to carry out our responsibilities.

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Duranes Staff

Duranes Phone Number (505)-764-2017




Principal - Gabe Garica  (Ext. 55704)


Secretary - Irma Zafiro  (Ext. 55701)


Clerk - Mary Helen Herrera  (Ext. 55700)



Resource Teachers


Instructional Coach - Dianna Valenzuela  (Ext. 55711)


Technology - Chris Montano (Ext. 55713)


Head Special Education Teacher - Salvadora Gonzales  (Ext. 55724)


Counselor - Irma Vega Gomez (Ext. 55721)

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Today: 3/20/18

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Our Mission Statement

Duranes Elementary School, in partnership with families and the community, will provide daily opportunities for students to use Language, Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering to apply their learning by use of student voice, choice and leadership. Together, we will provide a safe environment which cherishes the full potential of each child, establishes high expectations for student achievement and character.

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